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Global Tech Africa: Empowering tech ecosystem in Africa

Global Tech Africa: Empowering tech ecosystem in Africa

Tech infrastructure is at the heart of Africa’s digital revolution. Africa is experiencing a digital transformation, with technology emerging as a key driver of economic growth and development.

Economic development has always been influenced by technology. Cars, electricity, and the internet are just a few technologies contributing to economic growth.

Technological advancements continue to grow at an extraordinary speed making it hard for anyone to deny their impact on the world.

Technology has been disrupting various industries and creating new markets. Therefore, the technological revolution is crucial in promoting economic development, especially in developing countries.

Global Tech Africa, a leading platform dedicated to fostering technology and innovation in Africa will serve as a catalyst for partnerships and collaborations between the private, public, and development sectors, fostering investments in crucial areas including technology infrastructure, tech talent capacity development, start-up funding and incubation, and promoting women and girls’ participation in technology.

Through its flagship event, Global Tech Africa Conference, the platform aims to empower the tech ecosystem, facilitate knowledge-sharing, and drive opportunities for technological advancements in the region.

Global Tech Africa, an initiative of Future Map Global and implemented by Ascend Studios Foundation, in partnership with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), United States (U.S) Consulate, Venture Garden Group, HOW Foundation, Wigwe University, Business Sweden and RivExcel Health, is set to revolutionize the tech industry in Africa.

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This ground-breaking event serves as a crucial step in our collective journey towards empowering the tech ecosystem and driving technological advancements across the continent.
The Global Tech Africa Conference aims to unlock areas of mutual growth opportunities in Africa’s digital economy.

Recognizing the immense potential of the continent, the Global Tech Africa Conference provides a platform to bring together stakeholders from across Africa and the world.

By uniting visionaries, thought leaders, and practitioners, the conference aims to create a vibrant ecosystem that nurtures innovation, entrepreneurship, and talent in the tech industry.

According to the organisers, the importance of the Global Tech Africa Conference lies in its ability to foster collaboration and knowledge-sharing. With panel discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities, attendees will have the chance to engage with industry experts and gain valuable insights into emerging trends, best practices, and the challenges faced by the tech ecosystem in Africa.

This knowledge exchange will empower participants to drive innovation, create sustainable businesses, and address the unique needs of the African market.

Through the Global Tech Africa platform, there would be a robust and sustainable technology infrastructure that will shape the future of the continent.

The conference will provide a unique platform for African and international stakeholders in the technology ecosystem to converge, exchange ideas, and establish partnerships that will drive advancements in Africa’s tech landscape.

By harnessing the collective potential of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and innovators, this event will propel Africa towards becoming a global tech hub.

The Global Tech Africa Conference is set to take place on November 16th–19th 2023 in Lekki, Lagos.

It aims to harness the immense potential of Africa’s tech talent and propel the continent’s digital economy toward a prosperous future.